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«Is there anyone I wouldn't take as a client? Well, I'd never represent a banker.»
«Among all the emotions, the rich have the least talent for love. It is possible to love one's dog, dress or duck-shooting hat, but a human being presents a more difficult problem. The rich might wish to experience feelings of affection, but it is almost impossible to chip away the enamel of their narcissism. They take up all the space in all the mirrors in the house. Their children, who represent the most present and therefore the most annoying claim on their attention, usually receive the brunt of their irritation.»
Author: Lewis H. Lapham
, chip away
, In the House
, take up
«As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember the axiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.»
Author: Nelson Mandela
, go out
, the discussion
, The Others
«If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who believe in it must fight for it.»
«It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment»
Author: Francis Bacon, Sr.
, Faculty of
, leave office
, Office of
«Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature.»
Author: Marcel Proust
, value judgment
«Everyone can play the mummer's part, and represent an honest personage on the stage; but inwardly, within his own bosom, where all is permitted us, where all is concealed, to keep a duel role there, that's the point»
Author: Michel de Montaigne
, The Stage
«I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.»
«All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.»
«AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.»